Byte Back
  • Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Part Time

COMPTIA A+ CERTIFICATION INSTRUCTOR - BALTIMORE

Position Description

About Byte Back

For nearly 25 years, Byte Back has been providing a pathway of inclusive and relevant tech training that leads to meaningful careers in the tech industry. As a leader in both digital inclusion and digital equity, we serve and train more than 500 adults every year to help bridge the digital divide. Byte Back's students are predominantly people of color, women, and unemployed or underemployed adults. By the year of 2025, nearly 85,000,000 jobs will be lost to automation and machine learning. We exist to reskill these individuals to help them be marketable for 21st century jobs. On average, our graduates who are hired increase their annual earnings by more than $23,000. Byte Back believes everyone deserves to have access to tech skills that lead to gainful employment in order to reap the benefits that come from participating in the tech industry.

Byte Back's innovative approach and our leaders have been featured at SXSW, on TEDx, "The Root 100," Washington Business Journal, Technic.ly, Voice of America, NBC, and more.

About the Opportunity

We are seeking a part-time Adjunct CompTIA A+ Certification Instructor to join the instruction team. Use your IT certification, experience teaching, and your passion for inclusion to help Byte Back's adult learners earn living wages through tech training. Our ideal candidate will love relationship building, getting results, and working on a diverse team.

About Your Responsibilities

As a Certification Instructor, you will report to Baltimore's Executive Director and Education Coordinator. Instruction takes place on weekdays and may be held mornings, afternoon, or evenings, based upon need. You will lead lab sessions and participate in the Byte Back training team activities. Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Providing instructional and hands-on training to create an engaging learning environment for adult learners
  • Nurturing and guiding students inside and outside of the classroom, encouraging them to practice on their own and earn their CompTIA A+ certification
  • Maintaining communication with students about their progress in the class
  • Achieving high retention, completion, and certification rates among each cohort
  • Thinking critically while instructing, looking for new ways to present the material effectively for Byte Back students
  • Tracking attendance daily
  • Administering weekly assessments and record scores
  • Administering pre- and post-course survey and assessment

About Your KSA's

Required Qualifications

We are seeking professional candidates who can stay focused, serve a diverse community of students, and keep impeccable records. As a candidate, you should have:

  • CompTIA A+ 1001 and 1002 certification
  • Experience teaching A+ curriculum or the equivalent to adults
  • Highly proficient with personal computers, Microsoft Office, internet, and email
  • Ability to be discrete and understanding with personal information of students
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Success in managing deadlines
  • Ability and willingness to teach in-person classes in Baltimore City

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in tech support
  • Local to and familiar with Baltimore

Employment Type

Adjunct (part-time) approximately 20 hours per week (socially distanced in-person)

Byte Back provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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